Board of Directors July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021
Jes Leonard, Ph.D.
President & NHPA Liaison To The Board of Psychologists: Jes Leonard, Ph.D.
I am a strong proponent of collegiality and professional relationships as well as a promoter of high quality and ethical treatment to our clients. I appreciate NHPA's long-standing tradition in both of these areas; therefore I joined to assist in promoting NHPA's mission for our current providers and their clients.
Years on board: 3
Past President, Cynthia Whitaker, Psy.D. MLADC I was the only psychologist within my work setting for many years. Being part of the NHPA Ethics Committee and now the Board of NHPA has given me the opportunity to continue to be challenged and grow as a psychologist. I appreciate all that others have shared with me as a member of NHPA.
Years on Board: 4
Past President & Ethics Committee Chair: Celia Oliver, Ph.D., Psy.D.
Years on board: 13
Secretary, Membership Committee Chair, & Women, Minorities, & Diverse Communities Committee Co-Chair: Sue H. Kim, Ph.D.
It's fun and fulfilling to be connected with other energetic and caring psychologists, all working to enhance the welfare of our profession and improve services to clients in NH.
Years on board: 5
Treasurer: Cerissa Desrosiers, Psy.D.
I am deeply grateful for the privilege that my upbringing and education have afforded me, and community service is a value that I hold dear. I choose to participate in NHPA governance as a way to invest my time and energy into supporting and connecting with psychologists and mental health practitioners in an effort to team- up to secure additional high-quality therapeutic resources for families.
Years on board: 4
Member-At-Large 2019-2021: Brittany St. Jean, Psy.D.
One of my favorite things about being a psychologist is having the opportunity to connect with others who share the common goal of providing quality psychological care and advocating for the individuals we serve. I joined the board to be apart of something greater than myself, and to be an agent of change. I’m deeply committed to strengthening New Hampshire communities and improving access to mental health care across the state, which aligns with NHPA’s value of practicing psychology to promote human welfare. It’s an honor to be part of the NHPA’s dedicated group of psychologists working together to better our profession and our state.
Years on board: 2
Member-At-Large 2020-2022 & Continuing Education Committee Chair: Jacquelyn Reinert, Psy.D.
I first served on the board as student liaison while completing my doctoral studies, later transitioning to a staff position fulfilling the role of Continuing Education Coordinator. In addition to these roles, I have also served on several committees, including the Continuing Education Committee, the Early Career Psychologist Committee, and the Awards and Nominations Committee. I've essentially "grown-up" within the NHPA community and feel that volunteering provided a solid foundation to l launch my career. I look forward to continuing to cultivate professional and personal relationships within the state and feel honored to be surrounded by such a talented and dedicated group of psychologists.
Years on board: 5